While looking for photos I found picture after picture of couples separated by children, gazing at the camera, or looking at or embracing kids, with no visible bond with each other. I believe these images tell a compelling story about the tangible impact of kids on our romantic relationships, and on parents' expressions of romance and love after our babies arrive.
Having gone through it once before, there are some things I want to share with and warn my friends about, certain aspects of the whole pregnancy and childbirth thing that come solely from the male point of view. After a few discussions with some of my other friends who are already fathers, there are a few things we all agreed new fathers should know.
The transition from a couple to a family is not always easy. But friends and other family members can provide invaluable help. What is the best way to help new parents? We've gathered some unique but sure to be welcome gifts that you can offer!
Many new-parent problems are the result of exhaustion. As you try hard to be a good parent, your own basic needs may get pushed to the side-lines.